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A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.
A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Average snowfall in the month of December.
Average snowfall in the month of November.
Average snowfall in the month of March.
Average snowfall in the month of April.
Average snowfall in the month of January.
Average snowfall in the month of February.